GBTA and VDR conclude their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance

Attendance Approaches 1,100 with Record-Breaking Turnout BERLIN,Germany 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) – the voice of the global business travel industry – and German business travel buyer association VDR – wrapped up their fifth successful joint conference in Europe this week with record-breaking attendance. The event brought together… Read the full press release

Courtyard by Marriott announces plans to open nearly 30 hotels in Europe by the end of 2020

London, UK, 2018-Dec-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Courtyard by Marriott, Marriott International’s brand that pioneered the select service category, has announced it expects to further grow its European footprint of 63 hotels by almost 50 percent over the next two years. With nearly 30 hotels anticipated to open in Europe by the end of… Read the full press release

Marriott International announces the retirement of Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Europe

BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Nov-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) announced today (10/31/2018) that Amy McPherson, President and Managing Director of Europe, which encompasses the United Kingdom, Ireland and Continental Europe, will retire from the position effective the end of March 2019.  McPherson, who has been with the company for 32 years,… Read the full press release

Boeing announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio at MRO Europe

Enhanced capabilities enable better, faster decision-making based on real-time data, powered by Boeing AnalytX Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2018-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — At MRO Europe today (Oct. 16, 2018), Boeing [NYSE: BA] announced service enhancements to its integrated digital solutions portfolio that enable better, faster operational decision-making for customers. The announcement comes alongside a series of… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways expands services to Europe with the launch of new daily non-stop service between Tokyo and Vienna

Growth in European demand behind decision to launch route to Austrian capital TOKYO, JAPAN, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, is expanding its services to Europe with the upcoming launch of a new daily non-stop route flying a Boeing 787-9 from Tokyo… Read the full press release

Marriott International to double its goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe to 40,000 by 2020

Marriott Pledges to Offer 40,000 Career Development Opportunities to Young People By 2020 BETHESDA, Md., 2018-Oct-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International in Europe announced today (10/04/2018) that the company’s goal of providing career development opportunities to young people in Europe has been doubled to reach 40,000 by 2020. This pledge to provide career and… Read the full press release

Aberdeen International Airport forms North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) with six largest heliports in Europe

Aberdeen, UK, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The six largest heliports in Europe have official launched the North Sea Heliports Alliance (NSHA) at last week’s WindEnergy conference in Hamburg. Aberdeen International Airport is the busiest heliport in the world and forms the NSHA with colleagues from Emden, Esbjerg, Humberside, Avinor Stavanger and Den Helder Airports…. Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the Official Airline Partner of Europe’s most prestigious horse racing event, the Qatar Prix de L’Arc de Triomphe 2018

The award-winning airline is proud to sponsor the prestigious international horse racing event, taking place in Paris from 6-7 October at ParisLongchamp Racecourse Qatar Airways operates direct service to two gateways in France, Paris and Nice DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Oct-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to be the Official Airline Partner of… Read the full press release

British Airways Holidays unveils offers to Europe’s magical Christmas markets

LONDON, UK, 2018-Sep-28 — /Travel PR News/ — We may have just enjoyed one of the hottest summers on record in the UK but with the weather taking a chilly turn and the Christmas countdown starting, now is the time to book a visit to one of Europe’s magical Christmas markets. With a merry selection of… Read the full press release

Norwegian Cruise Line named North America’s, Caribbean’s and Europe’s Leading Cruise Line at the World Travel Awards

MIAMI, 2018-Sep-26 — /Travel PR News/ — World Travel Awards named Norwegian Cruise Line “North America’s Leading Cruise Line” and “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line,” for the third and sixth consecutive year respectively, at a regional gala ceremony in Montego Bay, Jamaica this past Saturday. Norwegian Cruise Line is currently the most awarded cruise line of… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport recognized with an ASQ Award for best airport in Europe, customer experience

MOSCOW, Russia, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — On September 12, 2018 Sheremetyevo International Airport was recognized the best airport in Europe for customer experience. The award ceremony was held during the ACI Customer Excellence Global Summit 2018 in Halifax, Canada. ACI’s ASQ is the only global survey that encourages participating airports to improve continuously the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines winter flight schedule 2018/19: More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe

More than 40 additional weekly flights to 14 destinations in Europe More flight connections to North America, a total of 30 flights per week Twice weekly from Vienna to Cape Town as of 27 October 2018  VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Sep-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines will significantly expand its European route network in the upcoming… Read the full press release

Sleeping in Airports survey: Helsinki Airport voted as the Best Airport in Europe and the 4th Best Airport for Overall Experience in 2017

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Aug-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether your flight is delayed, or you have an overnight layover, you may find yourself having to sleep at the airport. Such a situation is hardly ideal, but there are ways to stay comfortable and actually get a few hours of much-needed rest at Helsinki Airport when this… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the largest low cost carrier in CEE, today (AUG 6, 2018) announced further expansion of its network footprint across Europe with 11 new routes, creating exciting travel opportunities from 17 cities in 13 countries. The services will commence at… Read the full press release

Radisson further expands in Europe with the signing of Radisson Riga slated to open in late 2018

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Radisson Hospitality AB, publicly listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden and part of the Radisson Hotel Group, is proud to announce the signing of a new Radisson in Europe, rolling out its upscale hotel brand across EMEA. Radisson Riga is being developed in collaboration with the group’s long-term… Read the full press release

Interstate Hotels & Resort opens four new hotels in Europe and a regional office in Amsterdam

ARLINGTON, Va. and AMSTERDAM, 2018-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ —Interstate Hotels & Resorts, the premier global hotel management services provider, continues to rapidly expand its footprint as it opens four new hotels in Europe and a regional office in Amsterdam. Interstate is moving full steam ahead in Europe, solidifying its position as the only dedicated… Read the full press release

Norwegian named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jul-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian was today named ‘World’s Best Low-Cost Long-Haul Airline’ for the fourth consecutive year and ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Europe’ for the sixth year in a row at the prestigious Skytrax World Airline Awards held in London. The Skytrax 2018 World Airline Awards are independent and impartial… Read the full press release

EASA welcomes the adoption by the European Union Council of updated aviation safety rules for Europe

Cologne, Germany, 2018-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) welcomes the adoption by the Council of the European Union of updated aviation safety rules for Europe which include a new mandate for EASA. This new mandate consolidates EASA’s scope to cover the full spectrum of the aviation landscape and reinforces… Read the full press release

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announces two new regional European appointments

LONDON, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Christoph Mares, COO, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced two new regional European appointments. Amanda Hyndman, General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London & Area Vice President Operations Amanda Hyndman returns to Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group as General Manager, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London and Area Vice President… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific enhances offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club

Earn more club points with Cathay Pacific wherever you fly from 8 December 2017 Hong kong, China, 2017-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific continues to improve the offerings of its loyalty programme – the Marco Polo Club – in response to members’ feedback. Effective 8 December 2017, all Marco Polo Club members will… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo transported the Qatar’s first two shipments of 330 Holstein cows from Europe

Qatar Airways Cargo transported the Qatar’s first two shipments of 330 Holstein cows from Europe   The cargo carrier has swiftly and safely flown its first two bovine shipments from Europe, launching the country’s newest industry DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo, the cargo division of the State of Qatar’s… Read the full press release

Аeroflot marks 15th year anniversary of its cargo operations in Europe

Moscow, Russia, 2017-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Аeroflot marked 15 years of cargo operations in Europe with a gala celebration at its Regional Cargo Representation (RCR) in Germany for business partners and industry media. Festivities at the historic town of Traben-Trarbach were led by Oleg Korolev, Director of Aeroflot’s Cargo Department. Senior representatives from Aeroflot’s… Read the full press release

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® appointed to manage Rosewood Vienna its fifth property in Europe

HONG KONG, 2017-Jun-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® has been appointed by Central European financial services provider Erste Group Bank AG to manage Rosewood Vienna, which will open in 2021 as the brand’s fifth property in Europe. Housed in an historic 18th century building which was the former headquarters for Erste Group… Read the full press release

The new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude for the first time in Europe at the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE)

The new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude for the first time in Europe at the 2017 European Business Aviation Convention and Exhibition (EBACE)   GENEVA, 2017-May-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, is displaying its new super-midsize Cessna Citation Longitude for the first time in Europe at this week’s 2017… Read the full press release

easyjet partners with Get Your Guide to offer more than 16,000 activities across Europe

LUTON, UK, 2017-May-15 — /Travel PR News/ — easyjet partners with leading operator ‘GETYOURGUIDE’ offering more than 16,000 activities. easyJet, Europe’s leading airline has launched a new partnership offering customers tours and excursions alongside its low air fares.In partnership with “Get Your Guide” easyJet will offer customers more than 16,000 activities across Europe including destination… Read the full press release

Jet Airways launches new pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’

Pre-paid ‘Jet Global Pass’ to help guests avoid last moment fare hikes Includes host of attractive privileges such as transferability and zero cancellation charges MUMBAI, India, 2017-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — In yet another first-of-its-kind initiative in the Indian aviation space, Jet Airways, India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced the availability of a new pre-paid… Read the full press release

GoInStore to provide virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of Marriott’s ECN convention hotels in Europe

Bethesda, MD, 2016-Nov-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Marriott International, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAR) has today (11/29/2016) announced an exclusive relationship between its European Convention Network (ECN) and London-based technology start-up, GoInStore. Through this arrangement, meeting planners will have access to virtual live tours of meetings and events facilities of the ECN’s collection of 14 gold… Read the full press release

China had 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – GfK

Nuremberg, 2016-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — GfK’s latest analyses of the Chinese market shows that China produced 109 million outbound tourists in 2015 – with retail spend of US$229 billion. This is a key milestone in China’s outbound tourism history. These statistics consolidate China’s position as one of the top global sources of tourists, in… Read the full press release

WOW air announced plans to expand its BWI Marshall flight schedule to Iceland, with connections throughout Europe

Airline Plans to Increase Low-Fare International Service to Iceland, With Connections Throughout Europe BALTIMORE, MD, 2015-1-21 — /Travel PR News/ — WOW air, the low-fare international airline that announced last year it would start service at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2015, now plans to expand its BWI Marshall flight schedule. WOW air will… Read the full press release

Thomas Cook Group and Brand USA into multimillion dollar agreement to promote the USA as the world’s leading destination for European visitors

Washington, DC, US, 2014-1-13 — /travelprnews.com/ — Thomas Cook Group and Brand USA, the destination marketing organisation for the United States of America, have today announced a major cooperative marketing agreement aimed at promoting the USA as the world’s leading destination for European visitors. The multimillion dollar agreement is the biggest media and partnership deal Brand USA… Read the full press release